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Join John Burgess for lunch at The Inn Mahogany Creek

Friday 1 September
Television and radio personality John Burgess will be heading for the hills this Friday for lunch with winners from 6IX and you can be there too!

This Friday only The Inn is offering a special two course lunch special available from 12pm-2pm. Just $30 per person includes a glass of local wine or beer. View event of Facebook here or Tel: 9295 1118 for further information. Inn Mahogany Creek,
4260 Great Eastern Hwy, Mahogany Creek

Chill out with Dad in the Heart of the Perth Hills


There is so much to do with Dad in the Heart of the Perth Hills this Father's Day you will be spoilt for choice.

From hearty breakfasts, to lunches for kings, walktrails, exhibitions and markets.

Check out our guide to help you plan Dad's special day.

Mountain bike orienteering event - Darlington

Sunday 3 September
Mountain bike orienteering (MTBO) is a navigation sport suitable for participants of all ages and abilities. Like foot orienteering, the idea is to navigate your way around a series of checkpoints (controls) using a map and compass.

Starting point: Darlington Hall, Owen Rd (just off Darlington Rd past the tennis club). Registration between 9am-11am. Event 9.30am-1.30pm. More information here.

Glen Forrest Artisan Market

Sunday 3 September
Held on the first Sunday of the month from 11am-4pm,
the Glen Forrest Artisan Market features: arts & crafts,
community stalls and children's activities.

Food vans will be offering a selection of eats
Live music by the open fire
Sports club bar will be open from 12 noon.

Glen Forrest Sports Club, McGlew Rd, Glen Forrest.
See Facebook event here.

2017 Darlington Bushwalk Series

Sunday 3 and Sunday 10 September
The Great Darlington Circumnavigation includes established walk trails, several narrow bush tracks and some short sections of connecting road.

The circumnavigation bushwalk will showcase the very best of Darlington's bushland.

Maximum walk distance is 7km. Walk commences at 8.45am.
Cost is $5 (non-members). No pets, bikes or children under 12. Tel: Cliff Burns on 9299 6696.

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy a ride on the Munda Biddi Trail

The Munda Biddi is a trail with something for everyone and it is easily accessible by car, so you can begin your journey wherever it is convenient. Different sections of the trail are suitable for cyclists of all abilities and pace, with further challenging loops and spurs to be added in the future. And, because the Trail is predominantly off-road, you can enjoy the scenery while you safely cycle through the forest on the dirt track. 

For more information view website here.

Marloo Theatre - One Act Season and Festival of Theatre 2017

One Act Season
Friday 1, Saturday 2, Wednesday 6 September
Sunday matinee 9 September (2pm-3.45pm)

Enjoy four different short plays in one evening of entertainment.
Hills Festival of Theatre
Friday 15, Saturday 16, Sunday 17 September

A celebration of short plays

20 Marloo Road, Greenmount. Tel: 9255 1783. For more information or visit the website here.

Mundaring Arts Centre - Habits of Horses

Through to Sunday 10 September
Serious Horsing Around | Gallery 1 |

Celebrating the role of the horse in agriculture, economy and sport, contemporary artists respond to the ancestral and cultural role horses played in the country of their forefathers. 

Horse Tales | Gallery 2
A wild ride with hay, horse hair and horse shoes

Includes a ‘paddock’ of sculptured hay horses; a wall-mounted mob of wild brumbies made from found objects; small sculptures, rosettes and jewellery incorporating horse hair created by school children teenagers and adults.

Mundaring Arts Centre is open Tuesday to Friday from 10am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm. Closed Monday and Public Holidays.  7190 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring. Visit website.

September Sunday sessions 3pm-6pm at The Parkerville Tavern

The Parkerville Tavern is a lovely old federation style family pub and restaurant nestled in a wooded valley near numerous walking and bike tracks. The beautifully restored “Parky” is ideal for families, with ample seating indoors and outdoors and a playground for the kids.

Sunday 3 September  : Funkoustic
Sunday 10 September: Ben Graham
Sunday 17 September: Another Fine Mess
Sunday 24 September: Funkoustic
6-18 Owen Rd, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 4500 or visit website for more details.

Mundaring Sunday Markets

Sunday 10 September
Mundaring Sunday Markets offer an array of indoor and outdoor stalls, including seasonal fruit and veg, jewellery, scarves, bags, clothes, a plethora of craft items, garden ornaments, plants, soap, honey, chutneys and preserves - the list goes on!

9am-2pm, Nichol Street, Mundaring.  

Lake Nenia - By the Lake Yoga picnic fundraiser

Sunday 10 September
Enjoy yoga, sound healing and tai'chi on the lawns overlooking Lake Nenia, relax under the trees or take a stroll and enjoy the natural wildlife setting. All proceeds from entry fees will be donated to two Perth Hills deserving organisations: Kanyana Wildlife and Mundaring State Emergency Service.

Gates open at 10am. BYO picnic, drinks (no glass) and yoga mat.  Some local produce, food and drinks will be available for sale
Lake Nenia, 2225 Martin Rd, Mundaring

The Story Horse - KSP Writers Centre

Sunday 10 September
Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre will be participating in the Habits of Horses project with a large story and poetry display at the Centre featuring horse-themed works from members - fiction and non-fiction - in the shape of a horse. 

The writers' centre display will be open between 3pm-4pm.

11 Old York Road, Greenmount. For more information, visit website here.

Chidlow Hall Market Day

Saturday 16 September
Chidlow Hall monthly markets are held on the third Saturday of the month between 9am and 1pm.

Browse the beautiful range of local, handmade crafts, arts, giftware, skincare, homemade jams, chutneys, cakes, locally grown fruit and veg, plants & lots more.  New stalls every month!

Chidlow Hall, Old Northam Road, Chidlow. Tel: Irene on 0427 772 712, or view Facebook for further information.

2017 WA Mountain Bike Association State Championships

Sunday 17 September
Check out some of the best riders in the State as they compete at one of WA's premier riding locations - The Goat Farm in Greenmount.

There will be two courses; one for the elite/expert riders and one for other grades. Find out more on WAMBA's website

Lunch with a view - Reflections Cafe at Lake Leschenaultia

Reflections Cafe, located at spectacular Lake Leschenaultia will continue to offer lunch on Fridays from 10am to 2pm throughout September. With excellent value meals (dine in or take away) and friendly service all complemented by the beautiful backdrop of the lake, Reflections Cafe is well worth checking out!

The cafe is also open for breakfast and lunch on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. View menus on the website here. Lake Leschenaultia, Rosedale Rd, Chidlow. Tel:9290 6645

Nearer to Nature's Sunlit Spring activities program

Keep the kids entertained with the awesome spring holiday program put together by the team at N2N. Here's just a sample of the fantastic activities on offer:

Saturday 23 September
Around the campfire (ages 6+). Event time  5pm-9pm

Thursday 28 September
Camouflage capers (ages 4-7). Event time 10am-11.30am

The above events will be held at Perth Hills Discovery Centre, Allen Rd, Mundaring Weir. For the full program or more information click here. Tel 9295 2244.

Bibbulmun Track Wildflower Wander (3 days)

Saturday 23 - Monday 25 September
Enjoy the beauty of the spring flowers as you spend three days hiking in one of the most scenic sections of the Bibbulmun Track. Starting from Mundaring, you will be amazed at the scenery each days has to offer - the mysterious boulders, the expansive views and the misty mornings.

Suits intermediate-experienced walkers. Walkers must be fit and have previous overnight experience carrying full packs. 

For more information on this and other Bibbulmun Track events visit website here.

El Caballo Resort presents ABBAFAB and Blues Brothers Tribute

Saturday 23 September
A spectacular, brilliantly choreographed and polished musical production of ABBA’s greatest hits. ABBAFAB is a seven piece band, complete with live drums, guitars bass and keyboards.

The Australian Blues Brothers tribute show band is considered to be the most entertaining Blues Brothers tribute band in Australia and Asia.

Bookings and enquiries Tel: 9573 3777 or visit Facebook event here

By the Brook Restaurant - Wine Matched Fine Dining Experience

Sunday 24 September
Enjoy a four course fine dining meal created by Chef Caleb Azuka with perfectly matched wines.  To accompany your meal you will be introduced to some exciting wines which have been perfectly paired with each course.  All inclusive cost: $89pp.

Bookings essential. 2170 Seaborne Street, Parkerville. Tel: 9295 5777. Visit Facebook.

Plein air - Mundaring Open Day with artist Robyn Kittelty-Redman

Thursday 28 September
En plein air is a French expression meaning “in the open air”, and refers to the act of painting outdoors with the artist’s subject in full view. Plein air artists capture the spirit and essence of a landscape or subject by incorporating natural light, colour and movement into their works.

This special Plein Air Open Day will provide you with a greater understanding of this approach and give you the chance to meet other artists to see just what is involved in Plein Air painting.

Visitors are welcome from 9.30am at 
Alecia's Giverney Studio 300 Walker Street, Mundaring.
Tel: 9295 3557 or 0427 879 871 for more information.

Mundaring District Museum - Hoof Prints in the Hills

Throughout the month of September
Since 1830 when exploration parties, accompanied by pack-horses, first ventured over Western Australia’s Darling Range in search of greener pastures, horses’ hoofprints have made a mark on the Hills’ landscape. Whether used for ploughing, warfare, transportation, entertainment or therapy, horses have been integral in shaping and enriching the Shire of Mundaring’s past and present.

This exhibition, presented by Mundaring and Hills Historical Society, celebrates the horse, and the many and varied ways humans have interacted with these magnificent animals over the years.

Open Monday-Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 9.30am-4pm
Sundays 10am-2.30pm.

The Old School House (co-located with Mundaring Visitor Centre), 7225 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring.
Tel: 9295 0540. Visit MHHS Facebook page here.

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Mundaring Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week, Mon–Sat 9.30am–4pm and 10am–2.30pm Sundays and most Public Holidays.

Mundaring Visitor Centre is proudly a Shire of Mundaring managed facility.

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